1 box cake mix, any flavor (plus those ingredients listed on back of package)
1 16oz can ready-made vanilla frosting (or any color)
black food coloring to mix with the frosting
black licorice lace (for whiskers and tail)
red gum drops or cherry balls (two per cupcake for eyes)
chocolate chips (one per cupcake, unless you want more than one nose)
dime -sized flat, round mint wafers (two per cupcake for ears)
Optional: small tube of ready-made red decorating frosting
Follow the directions on the package to bake the cupcakes.
When cupcakes are done cooling:
- Find a pipe cleaner, and make into rectangle, but leave two open spaces make one for each cupcake!!!
- Decorate rat and have fun! (Don't forget the kids, I sure they would love to decorate them)
SENT IN BY ALEASA P.